The radioman that records the S.S. Corona’s radio transmissions the night of Carl’s death. His notes from this night provide evidence that Carl drowned when the large freighter’s wake threw him from his fishing boat. Milholland was transferred to another position the day after Carl’s death, and his records are unknown until Ishmael discovers them.
Philip Milholland Character Timeline in Snow Falling on Cedars
The timeline below shows where the character Philip Milholland appears in Snow Falling on Cedars. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...his help with the car the other day. Ishmael buttons his coat and again feels Milholland’s coast guard’s log. Hatsue again tells Ishmael how unfair Kabuo’s trial was. She tells Ishmael... (full context)
...different from other men because of the destructions he witnessed during the war. He feels Milholland’s coast guard’s notes in his pocket and doesn’t know what to do about them. Nothing... (full context)